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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Offensive Deficient in intelligence.
  • adj. Exhibiting a marked lack of intelligent consideration and forethought: feeble-minded excuses; a feeble-minded plan doomed to failure.
  • adj. Obsolete Irresolute and weak-willed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Weak in intellectual power; wanting firmness or constancy; lacking intelligence; irresolute; vacillating; imbecile.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Weak in intellectual power; wanting firmness or constancy; irresolute; vacillating; imbecile.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Weak in mind.
  • Lacking intelligence; idiotic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. retarded in intellectual development

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